How To Cut Out Door Hinges
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One of the most important steps for installing a new door is cutting out the door hinges.Yet the thought of doing so can turn an otherwise easy project into one that's intimidating and difficult.Fortunately, it's easy to cut out door hinges with just a few simple tools and some basic knowledge.
After you're done reading this guide, I know that you'll feel confident cutting out mortises in your new door for door hinges.Here's how to cut out door hinges with three different intuitive methods.What You'll Need The exact tools and materials you need for this project depend on the method you select to use.
Here's what you'll need: Method I: Chisel Mortise ChiselMallet Method II: Router Plunge RouterStraight Bit Method III: Drill Drill PressForstner Bit You will also need the following: Utility KnifeMeasuring TapeCarpenter's PencilWoodworking ClampsSawhorses My personal favorite method how to cut out door hinges is with a chisel, so that's the method I'll focus on first.
Method I: Chisel To me, a chisel is the best method for cutting a mortise for a door hinge because it's simple and cheap.Step I: Mark and Measure Take the time to measure the placement and position of the door hinges.
Then transfer these measurements to the actual door itself.Use the pencil to mark where you...